Affton Strong Student of the Month | Feb 2017

This school year we will once again be recognizing one Affton student each month for the things that make them Affton Strong, both in and out of school — this year on video! Our Affton Strong Student of the Month is: Emir Husic – Gotsch Intermediate School Emir is a third-grader and is proud to be Affton Strong! “Emir… Read more »

AHS Seniors Recognized by C-SPAN

Three Affton High School seniors have been recognized by C-SPAN in their annual StudentCam documentary competition. Haley Gassel, Seid Music and John Rolwes received honorable mention and a $250 prize for their project titled “Education Reform in the United States.” Click link to view. “We chose this topic because education is something so close and so… Read more »

Affton Board Vice President Resigns

Vice President Larry Knox informed the school board and superintendent last night of his immediate resignation from the Affton Board of Education. “It has been an honor to serve this district and the Affton community for over seven years. The accomplishments that Affton School District has achieved in this time are impressive, and the extraordinary efforts… Read more »

Elaine Kistner Receives Honor from SSD

On Wed., March 8, Elaine Kistner, a real-time translator at Affton High School, was honored at the 2017 SSD Salutes banquet. Elaine received a Lasting Impression Award, which honors dedicated individuals within the Special School District. Created in 2006, it is awarded to SSD support staff who make a difference in the lives of students both… Read more »

Congratulations AHS Orchestra Students!

Help us celebrate Music in Our Schools Month with congratulations to the following Affton High School orchestra students who participated in the MSHSAA District Solo & Ensemble Festival on March 4: II Rating (Excellent) Samuel McAlister, sophomore – Cello Solo Isaiah Minner, junior – Violin Solo Cherry Nguyen, senior – Violin Solo Steven Tyler, senior… Read more »

Congratulations AHS Vocalists!

Help us celebrate Music in Our Schools Month with congratulations to the following Affton High School vocalists who participated in the MSHSAA District Solo & Ensemble Festival on March 4: II Rating (Excellent) Morgan Counts, junior Jessica Courtney, junior Matt Dohle, junior Lynn Eckhardt, freshman Alexander Ertmann, junior Maggie MacArthur, freshman Kelsey Moore, sophomore Olivia… Read more »

Congratulations AHS Musicians!

Help us celebrate Music in Our Schools Month with congratulations to the following Affton High School musicians who participated in the MSHSAA District Solo & Ensemble Festival on March 4: I Rating (Superior) & Qualified for State Contest Jimmy Neiswander, freshman – Trumpet Solo Pamela Petterchak, junior – Marimba Solo and Vocal Solo II Rating… Read more »

21st Annual SOAR Awards

Congratulations to the record-breaking 33 nominees for the 21st Annual SOAR Awards! They are: Senija Arslanovic, Custodian, Affton High School Jeff Brown, Volunteer Michelle Burford, Volunteer Tracie Burroughs, Head Cook, Rogers Middle School Curtis Busse, Volunteer Erica Chandler, Community Relations Director/Volunteer, Administration Center Chelsea Costello, SSD Teacher, Mesnier Primary William DeBruce, Volunteer Kelly Duncan, SSD Instructional… Read more »

RMS Events Postponed – 02.28.17

Due to predicted storm warnings for the St. Louis area, two events at Rogers Middle School — the Winter Carnival and Innovation Night — have been postponed. Make-up dates for both events will be announced once determined.

Affton High School Students Work to Eliminate Hate

Affton High School seniors Josh Krakos and Grace Ederer are leading the charge to eliminate hate and discrimination in their school. Watch for a news feature on Josh and Grace, which should air during the evening news at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on KSDK (NBC/Channel 5) Friday, March 3. Through their work with the… Read more »

Parent Survey & Focus Group Results

This semester, we have reached out to our parent and staff communities in new ways to hear your voice. Below you’ll find results of both the 2016-17 Parent Survey and the Focus Group Series that was held for parents, staff and administrators earlier this year. 2016-17 Parent Survey 426 parents and guardians responded to the… Read more »